Category: Motivational

Current Obstacles Will Pass. Focus on the Big Picture.

Current Obstacles Will Pass. Focus on the Big Picture.

| July 15, 2011 | 1 Reply

I was checking my email this morning and a new start-up founder asked me the following: "P.s.  how did you stay focused and motivated with so many obstacles and uncertainties when you were first starting takelessons?" Great question and something all entrepreneurs will face. Here's my answer: Peter, Thanks for the note. The obstacles are […]

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Never Get Stuck in the Thick of Thin Things

Never Get Stuck in the Thick of Thin Things

| May 20, 2011 | 2 Replies

My friend Dalia sent me this. I thought it was a good analogy on deciding to spend time on things that matter. It reminded me of a saying (not sure who said it): "Never get stuck in the thick of thin things" A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front […]

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A Simple Life Philosophy: Incredible Experiences with Incredible People

A Simple Life Philosophy: Incredible Experiences with Incredible People

| April 13, 2011 | 5 Replies

I'm working on simplifying my life. Less overhead. Less stress. Better health. Smarter brain. etc. When I was in Amsterdam last year, I was thinking about designing my life in conjunction to letting life happen. I wanted to plan it and give it direction, yet allow for the beauty of serendipity. I wanted to find […]

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Life Happens Today

Life Happens Today

| April 4, 2011 | Reply

This is a short note to remind myself: Although it's important to plan for the future, life does not happen there. Nor does it happen in the past. Life happens today. Not tomorrow. Not on my dreams. Not on my past experiences. Life is here. Right now. And in order to make life 'count', I […]

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Spending Time With Incredible People

Spending Time With Incredible People

| March 28, 2011 | 1 Reply

The other day, I was talking to a friend of mine who was drained. It seemed that all of the people in her life were requiring more energy than what she had to give. It was sucking her energy dry. She told me that she needed to make a change. She needed to limit her […]

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Love What You Do

Love What You Do

| December 15, 2010 | Reply

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Design You Life. Find the Flow.

Design You Life. Find the Flow.

| October 5, 2010 | 3 Replies

I wrote this on a napkin in Amsterdam last week while contemplating: ———————————————– Say 'yes' more often. Yes to Life.  Challenge your barriers. Live outside your comfort zone. Seek out novel experiences. Make people's day. Bring them into your world. Remember that you have a path – a natural flow. Find it. Design it. Drive […]

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One of My Favorite Apple Videos – Think Different

One of My Favorite Apple Videos – Think Different

| April 6, 2010 | Reply

One of my favorite Apple videos

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Self Growth

Self Growth

| December 21, 2008 | Reply

Working on yourself like clay should be one of your greatest and most pleasurable life tasks. It makes you, in essence, an artist. An artist creating and shaping yourself. – Robert Green

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Staying Motivated

Staying Motivated

| December 15, 2008 | Reply

I keep track of all of my goals and look at them daily. At the bottom of my goal sheet, I have the following reminders and hints taken from Tony Robbins, Brian Tracy, Steven Cox, and others. Sometimes, I'll be reading them and one will jump out at me, and be just the thing I […]

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